9707A PL16 Gold Mount Instructions
PL16 C H A R G E R
9707A / 161015
Instruction Manual
PL16 C H A R G E R
Gold Mount Battery
Connector Channel 1
Gold Mount Battery
Connector Channel 2
AC Power
Input
Socket
Camera PSU
XLR4 Output
Camera PSU
Power Indicator
Recovery Charge
& Camera PSU
Power Button
I N T E R N AT IO N A L P AT E N TS A P P LY
LCD Screen
(which indicates
charger functions
for each channel)
PL16 C H A R G E R
Instruction Manual
CONTENTS
SECTION
PAGE
1
SAFETY
4
2
SPECIFICATION
5
3
INSTALLATION
7
4
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
8
5
SERVICING & REPAIRS
10
6
GUARANTEE
11
3
SECTION 1
SAFETY
1.1
This manual contains important safety and operating instructions. Please read
these fully and note all warnings before using the charger. Please follow all
instructions and retain this manual for future reference. A PDF version of this
manual is available to download from the PAG website at www.paguk.com
1.2
The PAGlink PL16 charger is not intended for any use other than the charging
of batteries as detailed in Section 2 'Specification'.
1.3
IMPORTANT: Use only on AC supplies 100-265V, 50/60Hz. Supply connection
to the unit should be made using only the standard lead supplied with this
equipment.
1.4
Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched, particularly at plugs.
Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long
periods of time.
1.5
Ensure that the ventilation slots are not obstructed when in use, e.g. do not
site the charger on a carpet, and ensure that nothing covers the charger
when it is in use.
1.6
WARNING: Indoor use only. To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not
expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.
1.7
Although the charger is short circuit protected, extreme care should always
be taken not to short circuit the battery itself. Rechargeable batteries can
deliver power at a very high rate, and short circuiting even a partially
charged battery could result in a fire or personal injury.
1.8
WARNING: This appliance must be earthed.
1.9
Users who are not qualified electronics technicians must not attempt to
disassemble the charger. There are no user-serviceable parts inside, and
incorrect reassembly may result in a safety hazard.
1.10
Do not use the apparatus if it has been damaged in any way, such as the
supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled, the apparatus has
been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been
dropped. In this event you should seek advice from your nearest PAG Dealer,
or direct from PAG Ltd., London, by telephoning +44 (0)20 8543 3131.
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SECTION 2
SPECIFICATION
2.1
PAGlink PL16 Charger Model 9707A Features:
• Two fast-charging positions.
• Two Gold Mount battery connectors.
• Intelligent Parallel Charging (iPC).
• Recovery Charge Program.
• 100W Camera Power Supply.
• Illuminated Liquid Crystal Display.
• Lightweight, travel-friendly design.
2.2
Range of Batteries Charged:
Designed specifically for parallel charging the following PAGlink batteries,
individually or when linked:
PAGlink HC-PL94T Model 9306
Suitable for parallel charging the following Gold Mount Li-Ion batteries:
PAG L96e Model 9310A
PAG L96T Model 9305A
2.3
Battery Connections:
Two Gold Mount battery connectors.
2.4
Main Charge Program:
Li-Ion Intelligent Parallel Charging program: maximum output 6A at 16.8V
(100W approx.).
2.5
PAGlink Charging:
Up to 8 PAGlink batteries per channel may be charged. Batteries can be
in any state of charge. The most-discharged batteries will be given a higher
charge priority. Fully-charged batteries will stop accepting charge
automatically and independently of other batteries. Batteries may be left on
the charger when fully-charged and will be automatically maintained in a
ready-for-use condition.
2.6
Recovery Charge Program:
If a battery will not accept charge, and is indicated as ABST on the charger
display, a Recovery Charge Program can be initiated by two presses of the
front panel button, which will enable the battery to be charged. Additionally,
the charger will automatically recover a Li-Ion battery where the output has
been shut down.
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2.7
Self Test Program:
The internal microcomputer constantly monitors the battery under charge, as
well as the operation of the charger’s own functions, which will be shut down
to a safe condition should any of the tests fail.
2.8
Mains Input:
100V to 265V AC. Frequency 50-60 Hz. Maximum consumption 220W.
2.9
Output Protection:
Charger protected against short circuit and excess battery voltage.
2.10
AC Mains Failure Protection:
Should mains failure occur during a charging program, or whilst the charger
is connected, it will shut down to a safe condition.
2.11
User Interface:
The charge status of each PAGlink battery is indicated by its own display.
The different stages of the charging process are indicated for each channel
on the charger’s LCD screen. The charger is fully automatic in operation.
2.12
Safety:
Designed to comply with electrical safety standard BS EN 60065 and UL6500.
NOTE: UK AC power leads are fitted with a 1" fuse to BS1362 rated 5A as
standard.
2.13
European Union Directives:
Complies with the following EU Directives:
EMC Directive 89/336/EU.
Low Voltage Directive 73/23/EU.
2.14
Operating Temperature Range:
0ºC to +40ºC (+32ºF to +104ºF).
2.15
Overall Dimensions:
Height:
Width:
75mm
220mm
(3.0”)
(8.6”)
2.16
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Weight:
1.4kg (3lbs).
Depth:
190mm
(7.5”)
2.17
Typical Battery Charging Times:
No:
1
2
4
6
8
16
Config:
(1
(2
(3
(4
(8
/
/
/
/
/
1)
2)
3)
4)
8)
Time:
2 hrs 30 mins
3 hrs
6 hrs
9 hrs 30 mins
11 hrs 45 mins
24 hrs
Charge times given are for fully-discharged 94Wh PAGlink batteries. Charge
time will vary depending on the condition and state of charge of batteries.
2.18
Camera Power Supply:
Suitable for powering cameras that can accept a 16.8V input.
2.19
Operation:
The camera power supply function is operated by pressing and holding the
Camera PSU button on the charger’s front panel for 1 second. Charging is
suspended whilst the power supply is in use.
2.20
Output:
16.8V DC. Maximum current 5.5A (90W).
2.21
Output Connector:
XLR4F connector (Pin 1 Neg, Pin 4 Pos).
Gold Mount is a registered trademark of Anton/Bauer.
SECTION 3
INSTALLATION
3.1
PAGlink PL16 Chargers are fitted with a mains input socket conforming to
CEE22 (IEC socket). Mains supply connection to the charger should be made
using only the standard lead supplied with this equipment.
3.2
PAGlink PL16 Chargers have been designed for use on AC mains supplies
worldwide, and automatically accept supplies in the range 100V to 265V.
Mains supply frequency must be in the range 50-60 Hz.
3.3
For technical information contact PAG on +44 (0)20 8543 3131 or your nearest
PAG Authorised Service Centre, or visit the PAG Web Site at www.paguk.com
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SECTION 4
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
4.1
IMPORTANT: Note section 4.16 Supply Failure. PAGlink PL16 Chargers may be
disconnected from the supply at any time in complete safety and without
damage to the charger or any batteries connected.
4.2
Connect the charger to a suitable supply using the standard lead. The red LCD
screen will illuminate.
4.3
On power-up, the charger will automatically run a self test program.
4.4
With no batteries connected, the display will indicate ‘ABST’ on both
channels:
4.5
When batteries are connected, charging will automatically commence
and the charger display will indicate ‘CHRG’ on the appropriate channels:
4.6
Li-Ion batteries are charged simultaneously, using PAG’s Intelligent Parallel
Charging program (see ‘Typical Battery Charging Times’ Section 2.17).
NOTE: Older generation PAG Li-Ion batteries will be charged sequentially.
4.7
No more than 8 PAGlink batteries per channel may be charged. Batteries
can be in any state-of-charge. The most-discharged batteries will be given a
higher charge priority. The charge status of each PAGlink battery is indicated
by its own display. Fully charged batteries stop accepting charge automatically and independently of other batteries.
4.8
The charger display will indicate ‘DONE’ when all the batteries connected to
that channel have received as much charge as they can safely accept:
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4.9
As Li-Ion batteries near the end of charge, the charge current is reduced.
This is perfectly normal for the ‘constant voltage’ phase of the charge cycle.
4.10
Batteries may be removed, and others connected at any time, without
affecting the operation of the charger.
4.11
The charger will continue to monitor the status of all charging channels.
It will not attempt to charge batteries which the charger indicates are ‘DONE’
or faulty (indicated as ‘FAIL’). When there are no batteries connected the
charger display will indicate ‘ABST’:
If a new battery is connected to the free channel, the charging sequence will
be initiated automatically. The order in which batteries are connected is
therefore immaterial; the charger will ensure that all batteries are charged in
as short a time as possible.
4.12
If a battery will not accept charge, and is indicated as ABST on the charger
display, a Recovery Charge Program can be initiated by two presses of the
front panel button, which will enable the battery to be charged.
Press twice here to initiate Recovery Charge
4.13
If the charger detects a faulty battery while the charging program is running,
the display will show ‘FAIL’. This could be caused by one of several
conditions, such as a very old or damaged battery, a short circuit battery, or
an excessively high or low voltage battery.
4.14
The charger will not recognise the connection of a battery which has a
voltage substantially outside of its range or one of unsuitable chemistry type.
4.15
If the internal protection circuit of a battery should turn-off, for any reason,
the battery display will not operate, and there will be no voltage at the battery
terminals. Connecting the battery to the PL16 charger will automatically turn
the protection circuit back on again.
4.16
If the charger should detect a fault during operation, it will shut down to
a safe condition. See Section 5.4 ‘Servicing and Repairs’.
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4.17
If the AC mains power fails during operation, the charger will shut down
safely; no damage will occur to either the charger or the batteries. When the
mains power is restored the charger will default to the main charge program.
4.18
The charger’s built-in Camera Power Supply enables you to power your
camera from an AC mains supply, using the PL16 charger. Connection to the
camera can be made using an XLR4 male to female adaptor lead (PAG Model
9450). The power supply is operated by pressing the button on the front
panel of the charger, and holding it for 1 second. The blue LED above the
button will light to indicate the power supply is in operation. When the
camera power supply is in use charging is suspended.
SECTION 5
SERVICING & REPAIRS
5.1
WARNING: To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not attempt any servicing or
repairs unless you are qualified to do so. Refer all servicing or repairs to
qualified servicing personnel. The charger contains advanced electronics that
do not require periodic maintenance. Consequently there are no user
serviceable parts inside.
5.2
Qualified electronics engineers who wish to gain access to internal assemblies
should note that parts of the power circuit retain a high voltage even after the
mains supply has been disconnected. Wait for a period of five minutes
following disconnection before commencing disassembly, and be aware of
charged capacitors.
5.3
When the charger is correctly connected to a mains supply and the display is
not functioning, it may be that a supply fuse has become open circuit.
Equipment supplied for use in the UK is supplied with a standard UK mains
cordset, complete with a moulded, fused plug. If this fuse has become open
circuit it should be replaced by another of the correct rating (see
‘Specification’ section 2.12). USE ONLY A FUSE OF THE CORRECT RATING.
If the replacement of the fuse fails to correct the above symptoms, do not
attempt further fuse replacement. It is likely that a fault has developed.
Seek advice from your nearest PAG dealer or direct from PAG Ltd., London, by
telephoning +44 (0)20 8543 3131.
5.4
The chargers feature a fail-safe shutdown mode. In the unlikely event of an
internal malfunction, an error message will be displayed on the screen. This
could be the result of any number of undesirable situations from which the
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system is protecting itself, such as the obstruction of ventilation slots,
causing inadequate cooling, or the microcomputer’s detection of an internal
fault. In these cases the charger should be disconnected from the supply,
any obstruction of the air vent system removed, and the unit allowed to cool
before reconnecting to the supply. Should the charger re-enter the fail-safe
shutdown mode, more detailed investigation is required. Make a note of the
error message and seek advice from your nearest PAG dealer or direct from PAG
Ltd., London, by telephoning +44 (0)20 8543 3131.
5.5
Unqualified personnel should not attempt further investigation (see paragraph
5.1 above). Any such interference would invalidate the guarantee and
invariably cause more damage than the original fault.
SECTION 6
SECTION
GUARANTEE
6.1
Notwithstanding any provision of any agreement the following guarantee is
exclusive: PAG Limited guarantees each PAGlink PL16 charger it manufactures
to be free of defects in material and workmanship under use and service for
TWO YEARS from the date of purchase. This guarantee extends only to the
original purchaser. This guarantee shall not apply to fuses or any product or
parts which have been subject to misuse, neglect, accident or abnormal
conditions of operation.
6.2
In the event of failure of a product covered by this guarantee, PAG Limited will
repair and calibrate equipment returned to an authorised service facility within
the period of the guarantee, provided the guarantor’s examination discloses to
its satisfaction the product was defective. The guarantor may, at its option,
replace the product in lieu of repair. With regard to any equipment returned
within this period, said repairs or replacements will be made without charge.
If the failure has been caused by misuse, neglect, accident or abnormal
conditions of operation, repairs will be billed at a nominal cost. In such a
case, an estimate will be submitted before work is started, if requested.
6.3
The foregoing guarantee is in lieu of all other guarantees, express or implied,
including but not limited to any implied guarantee or merchantability, fitness
or adequacy for any particular purpose or use. PAG Limited shall not be liable
for any special, incidental, or consequential damages, whether in contract,
tort, or otherwise.
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PAG Ltd.
565 Kingston Road
Raynes Park
London SW20 8SA
E [email protected]
T +44 (0) 20 8543 3131
F +44 (0) 20 8540 4116
www.paguk.com
EU DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY
We
PAG Ltd.
London, England.
hereby declare that the products described below conform to the relevant requirements of the appropriate EU Directives. This declaration shall cease to be valid if
modifications are made to the products without our approval.
PRODUCT:
PAGlink PL16 Charger
MODEL:
9707A
APPLICABLE EU DIRECTIVES:
EMC DIRECTIVE 89/336/EU
LOW-VOLTAGE DIRECTIVE 73/23/EU
CE MARKING DIRECTIVE 93/68/EU
HARMONISED STANDARDS APPLIED:
PRODUCT SPECIFIC:
GENERIC:
EN 50081 - 1 (EMISSIONS)
EN 50082 - 1 (IMMUNITY)
EN 55022 - B
IEC 801 - 2/3/4
EN 60335 - 2 - 29
EN 60555 - 2/3
EN 60335 - 1
Signed for and on behalf of PAG Ltd.
Alan Lavender
Chief Executive
Date: 05.01.15.
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